Journal of Health and Medicine

Health

Cardiac Diet Guidelines

15 Tips for a Healthy Cardiac Diet

The cardiac diet is aimed primarily at lowering the high death rate from cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease, heart attack and stroke. It may also help prevent other diet-related diseases for heart patients with or without diabetes. Here are 15 tips for following the American Heart Association’s dietary guidelines: Avoid diet that is high in

Dengue Fever and Malaria Mosquitoes

Dengue Fever and Malaria Mosquitoes

All mosquitoes cause annoyance by biting but some mosquitoes are capable of transmitting disease from person to person. Three diseases may be carried in this way – malaria by Anopheles mosquitoes, Lymphatic Filariasis (elephantiasis) by the common house mosquito, and dengue fever by the dengue fever mosquito. The common house mosquito and the dengue mosquito

Epileptic Seizures

Causes and Treatment of Epileptic Seizures

A seizure happens when a group of nerve cells in the brain discharge electrically in a chaotic and disorderly way. It can be caused by fever or by infections. Other causes may be lack of oxygen or glucose in the brain, the effects of poisons, a physical blow to the head or the effects of

Preeclampsia or Preclampsia

Signs and Symptoms of Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia will seriously affect one pregnant woman in every hundred, usually during her first pregnancy. Sometimes referred to as “toxemia of pregnancy” (in our grandmother’s day it was thought to be caused by a mystery toxin) it is responsible for 10 percent of maternal deaths during pregnancy; 2 percent of all emergency cesarean sections; and

Symptoms and Treatment of Endometriosis

Symptoms and Treatment of Endometriosis

Period pain is something that many of us just put up with, but that may be the worst thing to do. Endometriosis is a condition that up to 25% of women experience, yet most doctors and many gynecologists know nothing about it. If left untreated, it can render a woman infertile, yet the options are

HIV and AIDS

5 Things You Should Know About HIV/AIDS

No one really knows when, where or how HIV/AIDS originated. No particular group or people, whether classed by race sexuality or belief can be blamed for AIDS. It is caused by a virus transmitted in number of ways. What is HIV/AIDS? AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), is started by a virus, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Lower High Blood Pressure

9 Ways To Lower High Blood Pressure

There are a number of simple ways which may be enough on their own to lower high blood pressure: eating a sensible diet, not smoking, exercise to achieve physical fitness and some form of regular relaxation. Diet High blood pressure may sometimes be managed successfully through dietary modifications, chiefly by cutting calories and/or sodium chloride

Salmonella Poisoning

How to Prevent Salmonella Poisoning or Food Poisoning

Almost all of us have experienced salmonella poisoning at one time or another. Soon after we begin to digest the contaminated food the symptoms begin: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and even fever. Food poisoning can occur in a number of ways: food might be contaminated with pesticides or might contain naturally occurring toxins (oxalic

The Risks and Causes of Cancer

The Risks and Causes of Cancer

By far the largest reliably known statistic is the percentage of current US cancer deaths that are due to tobacco, which cannot be less than 25 percent or more than 40 percent, although it is possible that some nutritional factor(s) may eventually be found to be of comparable importance. The percentage of US cancer deaths

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